Skirt Suit

Description:

Skirt suit of black silk faille. The two-piece skirt consists of a jacket and skirt. The jacket is of mid-hip length, with shawl collar, long sleeves, and center-front opening which secures with three circular buttons covered with black faille and embroidered with a stylized "M" or Scorpio symbol. At upper front collarbone area are two applied strips of black faille which form "tabs", and there are similar sewn-in patches of same. Front hip pocket, and another "tab" on other hip. The skirt is street length, with similar patches and tabs.

Designer's label: "Adrian / Original"
Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus"

Creator(s): Adrian, Gilbert
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1947  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Adrian, Gilbert

Adrian, Gilbert (b. Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA, 1903 - d. Los Angeles, California, USA, 1959)

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1947
Coverage:
Place
United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1940/1949  
Description:

Skirt suit of black silk faille. The two-piece skirt consists of a jacket and skirt. The jacket is of mid-hip length, with shawl collar, long sleeves, and center-front opening which secures with three circular buttons covered with black faille and embroidered with a stylized "M" or Scorpio symbol. At upper front collarbone area are two applied strips of black faille which form "tabs", and there are similar sewn-in patches of same. Front hip pocket, and another "tab" on other hip. The skirt is street length, with similar patches and tabs.

Designer's label: "Adrian / Original"
Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1980.001.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283761
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image